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Vanguard 1 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1 00005U 58002B   21017.41091973 -.00000093  00000-0 -14189-3 0  9995
2 00005  34.2576 289.1155 1847810 235.2347 106.0340 10.84861366228492
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2021 09:51:43
Eccentricity: 0.1847810
inclination: 34.2576°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 289.1155°
argument of perigee: 235.2347°
revolutions per day: 10.84861366
mean anomaly at epoch: 106.0340°
orbit number at epoch: 22849

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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